Nemesis of the Roman Empire (known in Europe as 'Celtic Kings The Punic Wars') continues on the traditions of the award-winning original Celtic Kings: Rage of War from Haemimont Games. Nemesis of the Roman Empire explores the three Punic wars between Rome and Carthage in 264-146 B.C. and includes the famous campaigns of Hannibal and Scipio Africanus.
by Gordy Wheeler on Oct. 11, 2004 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Crash Twinsanity reveals a hilarious storyline that showcases the creative input of award-winning animation filmmaker Jordan Reichek of Perky Pickle Studios and introduces innovative features, including the ingenious pairing of Crash with his longtime nemesis Dr. Cortex in an unprecedented new dual gameplay mechanic.
by Nathan Mourfield on Oct. 10, 2004 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War.
Elevate your game on both ends of the court with NBA LIVE 2005. With EA SPORTS Freestyle Control, create awe-inspiring dribble moves, highlight-reel dunks, and tenacious defensive plays that express your individual playing style.
Gallop Racer is an action-packed sports management title that immerses the player in the exciting and fast-paced world of horse racing where they can tackle every aspect of the Sport of Kings, from breeding and training a thoroughbred to riding and even betting on the winner.
by Mark Crump on Oct. 8, 2004 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In The Sims 2, you direct your Sims over a lifetime and mix their genes from one generation to the next. You set your Sims' goals in life; fame, fortune, family, romance or knowledge. Give them a long, successful existence or leave their lives in shambles. Take them to extremes, from getting busted to seeing a ghost, from marrying an alien to writing a great novel.
by The Cookie Snatcher on Oct. 7, 2004 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
It's time to go globetrotting on a sick international road trip with Tony Hawk and Bam Margera. THUG 2 delivers a hilarious story mode, an unprecedented level of customization, and more moves than the Skate Gods could dream of. Grab your board, an arsenal of spray paint and prepare to wreak havoc around the world.
Beyond-The-Grave, our favorite undead-Mafioso-turned-almost-good-guy, is back to kick ass against the Corsione family and prevent them from using the Seed to gain control of the world.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Oct. 6, 2004 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters.
by Kris Graft on Oct. 6, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Sly 2: Band of Thieves breaks the rules of convention and truly immerses gamers into a world with no laws or boundaries. It's an exciting new adventure that charges gamers of all ages, skills and interests with a fun, uninhibited playground right at their fingertips.
In 'Katamarii Damacy' you start off with a small “katamari,” but with every level he completes, the “katamari” can quickly grow from a fraction of an inch to a monstrous mass in no time. The bigger the player’s “katamari” grows, the larger the objects the player can amass along the way -- ranging from playing cards and people to ocean liners and entire stadiums!
by Nathan Mourfield on Oct. 5, 2004 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
High-speed combat, high intensity action, and high-flying heroes rule the skies in Wings of War. All of the deadly drama and intense aerial duels of WWI will blast the PC and Xbox as history's greatest flying aces take to the air. As a rookie pilot, you must prove your mettle against the kings of the skies, and chose your destiny. Earn medals and ranks as you fight for your country under the service of your commanders.
by Thomas Leaf on Oct. 5, 2004 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Ten thousand years have passed since the treasonous acts of Chaos toppled the Golden Age of mankind. Fires burn brightly throughout the galaxies, illuminating carnage and slaughter as mankind defends itself from ancient enemies. Hardened forces collide with one goal in mind, the complete extermination of their opposition. Control one of four unique races in head-to-head or cooperative multiplayer action, where faith, skill, and strategy are requisites in ruling the universes.
by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Oct. 4, 2004 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
'Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires' introduces a new stage and strategy system to the series' frenetic battlefield action. In the new system, players begin the game with a map of Ancient China, divided into 24 different regions. Players start with one region, and then choose another region to invade. Next, officers will recommend a battle strategy, and then combat begins. Victory goes to the first warrior who unifies all 24 regions under a single kingdom.
Put together a profitable company by constructing transportation routes between growing cities and their industries. Race against other companies to make the most lucrative connections and rake in the cash, or just sit back and enjoy the detailed world in action as you build and play with moving vehicles such as trains, buses, ships, and aircraft.
DDR Extreme takes the best-selling dancing series to new heights with the most fun-filled gameplay modes and a spectacular and diversified line-up of tunes to enjoy. Showcasing over 100+ minutes of licensed and original dance music, DDR Extreme is packed with chart-topping dance songs that have been recorded by internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, hit music videos will add to the excitement for dancers and spectators alike.
by Geson Hatchett on Oct. 2, 2004 @ 3:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Konami's popular shooting franchise, Gradius, returns in the first installment specially designed for a next-generation platform. With the new Option Controls feature and masterful level design, Gradius V creates a new strategic dimension in shooting as gamers take control of the Vic Viper and blast through seven stages of classic arcade-style action on a non-stop, intense thrill ride to destroy the Bacterian core.
Terminator 3: The Redemption will take players for a thrill ride into the post-apocalyptic universe as they play the series' signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator 3: The Redemption will surprise players with innovative and exciting gameplay presented in a number of different styles utilising vehicles and machines straight from the Terminator universe, pitting the Terminator against numerous ground and air-based enemies.
by Paul Reith on Oct. 1, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the "Imperator" of Rome.
by Mark Crump on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Omens of War will allow players to adventure solo, in groups, and in multiple player raids to complete "Epic Quests" and earn specialized Epic weapons to assist them in their battles. All-new character levels, items, spells, and quests will challenge the most veteran of players and a new task system will offer new players an easier way to gain experience and items.
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